CastiarinaCastiarina Image index Castiarina andersoni Castiarina bella Castiarina crenata Castiarina decemmaculata Castiarina erythroptera Castiarina luteipennis Castiarina marginata Castiarina media Castiarina octospilota Castiarina rufipennis Castiarina scalaris Castiarina subtincta Castiarina xanthopilosa

The Castiarina are a colourful genus of beetles in the family Buprestidae, tribe Stigmoderini and the largest genera of beetles in Australia.

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Castiarina adelaidae, Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Castiarina adelaidae
Castiarina amabilis, Mt Cooke WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina amabilis
Castiarina andersoni, Wallaga Lake NSW © Deb Taylor
Castiarina andersoni
Castiarina aureola, between Lake King and Esperance WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina aureola
Castiarina bella, Wallaga Lake NSW © Deb Taylor
Castiarina bella
Castiarina bilyi, Mt Cooke WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina bilyi
Castiarina carminea, Mt Cooke WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina carminea
Castiarina castelnaudi, Ravensthorpe WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina castelnaudi
Castiarina cinnamomea, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina cinnamomea
Castiarina clancula, Ravensthorpe WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina clancula
Jewel Beetle Castiarina crenata, Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Castiarina crenata
Castiarina cupida, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina cupida
Jewel Beetle Castiarina decemmaculata © Marianne Broug
Castiarina decemmaculata
Castiarina erythroptera, Wallaga Lake NSW © Deb Taylor
Castiarina erythroptera
Castiarina frauciana, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina frauciana
Castiarina gardnerae, Cape Arid WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina gardnerae
Castiarina haswelli, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina haswelli
Castiarina imitator (female), Blackheath NSW © Kathryn Foley
Castiarina imitator
Castiarina jucunda, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina jucunda
Castiarina livida on Ozothamnus obcordatus, Amiens QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina livida
Castiarina luteipennis, Nerang QLD © Hongming Kan
Castiarina luteipennis
Castiarina maculicollis, Goonoo Goonoo NSW, (specimen found by Robert Richardson) © Allen Sundholm
Castiarina maculicollis
Castiarina marginata, South West WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina marginata
Castiarina mustelamajor, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina mustelamajor
Castiarina octospilota, Greenlands QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina octospilota
Castiarina placida, Mt Cooke WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina placida
Castiarina producta, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina producta
Castiarina punctatosulcata, Dalcouth QLD © Michael Jefferies
Castiarina punctatosulcata
Castiarina rollei (female), Garradunga - Polly Creek Nth QLD © Ben Sale
Castiarina rollei
Castiarina rufipennis, Black Mountain Nature Reserve ACT © Tony Eales
Castiarina rufipennis
Castiarina rufipes, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina rufipes
Castiarina sanguinolenta, Cape Arid WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina sanguinolenta
Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina scalaris
Castiarina sexplagiata, QLD © Michael Jefferies
Castiarina sexplagiata
Castiarina simulata lais, between Lake King and Esperance WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina simulata lais
Castiarina strigata, Childers QLD © Cory Dale
Castiarina strigata
Castiarina subtincta, Newdegate WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina subtincta
Castiarina turbulenta, Ravensthorpe WA © Mark Hanlon
Castiarina turbulenta
Castiarina xanthopilosa, Crafers-Bridgewater SA © Marianne Broug
Castiarina xanthopilosa

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Suborder: Polyphaga
  • Superfamily: Buprestoidea
  • Family: Buprestidae
  • Subfamily: Buprestinae
  • Tribe: Stigmoderini
  • Subtribe: Stigmoderina
  • Genus: Castiarina

Footnote & References

  1. Castiarina Gory & Laporte, 1838, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/6ad61c69-0113-4375-b2f6-726078c65cba

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BuprestidaeMore Buprestidae Jewel Beetles Astraeus Calodema plebeia Castiarina Cyrioides Diadoxus Diphucrania Melobasis Merimna atrata Metaxymorpha gloriosa Stigmodera Temognatha Torresita cuprifera

ColeopteraAmarygmus sp Anoplognathus sp Aphanestes gymnopleura Buprestidae Cerambycidae Coleoptera (Beetles) Curculionidae Digitonthophagus gazella Dung Beetle Eretes australis Helea scaphiformis Johannica gemellata (Pandorea Leaf Beetle) Ladybirds (Beetles) Lepidiota Lucanidae Neospades sp Lycidae Omorgus Paropsine Beetle Paropsisterna sp Pittosporum Leaf Beetle (Lamprolina impressicollis) Protaetia fusca Pterohelaeus sp Rhipiceridae Scarabaeidae Xylophilostenus octophyllus

InsectsBees Beetles Blattodea Butterflies Coleoptera Cicada Crabronidae Diptera Dragonflies & Damselflies Formicidae Hemiptera Heteroptera (True Bugs) Mango Planthopper Moths Orthoptera Orthopteroid Processionary Caterpillar Stink Bugs, Shield Bugs and Allies Syrphidae Wasps Water Scorpion (Laccotrephes tristis) Witchetty Grub